Clarifying vs Moisturizing Shampoo

There are tons of shampoo’s out there on the market. Some claim that they can be used daily, others claim to be moisturizing, and still others claim to be clarifying. But what exactly is the difference between these classifications of shampoos? And how do they fit into a hair regimen? After asking myself these same questions, I did some research, and here are the conclusions that I came to.

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Top 5 Superfoods for Healthy Hair and Growth

 

Both men and women desire to have beautiful, healthy hair, but few are lucky enough to be able to take their hair’s health for granted. Remember that hair is a fast-growing tissue and what you eat can make a huge difference in your hair’s health.

Many factors such as stress, underlying illnesses, genetic predisposition, and reactions from using hair care products can affect your hair. But the main factor is your diet.

It’s important to nourish your hair from within. Protein, which is the main building block of hair, is an essential nutrient, along with complex carbohydrates, iron, B vitamins, fatty acids, sulphur and zinc. Your diet should have a perfect balance of these.

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Esperanza Spalding and Lady Day

Black History: Past, Present and Future

I love Esperanza Spalding. Who is she??!!?? She is a big afro wearing, jazz bassist, first jazz artist to win a Grammy in the “Best New Artist” category and the woman who sang “On The Sunny Side of The Street” at the White House January 8, 2016. Continue reading

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Imagine you are living in the year 1968 and Martin Luther King Jr. has proved to live up to his name as the King of love. King led the civil rights movement spreading love and encouragement to people of the community. Imagine walking alongside this great man, protesting, strategizing, and planning a better future for all. For he had a dream, a dream that we are all still dreaming today. Imagine thinking that with this man leading the charge, we could finally start to see a future of change where all men and women of all color are treated equal.

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